Salary Pack­ages Stay Flat at IIMK’s Fi­nal Place­ment

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Sreer­adha D Basu

Mum­bai: The In­dian In­sti­tute of Man­age­ment Kozhikode has com­pleted fi­nal place­ments for the Class of 2017 with over­all salary pack­ages sim­i­lar to those of­fered to the pre­vi­ous batch ow­ing to the lack­lus­tre eco­nomic sen­ti­ment in the past few months. Top salary for the 334-strong batch has re­mained flat at .₹ 37 lakh while av­er­age salary is .₹ 17.14 lakh com­pared to .₹ 17.1 lakh last year.

A to­tal of 107 re­cruiters par­tic­i­pated in the fi­nal place­ments, mak­ing a to­tal of 343 of­fers. This in­cluded 26 first-time re­cruiters such as As­pect Ra­tio, Evans­sion, Feed­back In­fra, In­fosys Man­age­ment Con­sult­ing, Kalyan Group, Korn Ferry Hay Group, Mi­croland and Pay­oneer.

Pre-place­ment of­fers saw an in­crease of 15.15% over last year.

Fi­nance put in the strong­est showing, with of­fers to 26% of the stu­dents, com­pared to 21% last year. Re­cruiters from this sec­tor in­cluded Amer­i­can Ex­press, Axis Bank, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Edel­weiss, Fi­delity, Gold­man Sachs, HSBC, JP Mor­gan Chase, No­mura and Yes Bank.

Roles in con­sult­ing were of­fered to 25% of the batch by Ac­cen­ture Strat­egy, BCG, Cog­nizant Busi­ness Con­sult­ing, Deloitte, EY, IBM, Korn Ferry Hay Group, KPMG, McKin­sey and PwC, among oth­ers.

The sales and marketing do­main, with com­pa­nies such as 3M, Go­drej, GSK, HPCL, HUL, ITC, John­son & John­son, Kohler, L’Oreal, Maruti, Pidilite and Voda­fone, saw of­fers to an­other 24% while Kalyan Group, Mahin­dra Group, RPG, TAS and Tata Com­mu­ni­ca­tions of­fered roles in gen­eral man­age­ment.

Op­er­a­tions roles were of­fered by Ama­zon, Asian Paints and Shell, among oth­ers. Capgem­ini, EXL Ser­vices, HCL, Hex­aware, Mon­delez, TCS and Wipro re­cruited from the cam­pus for IT and an­a­lyt­ics role.

Ten stu­dents opted out of place­ments, said Priya Nair Ra­jeev, chair­per­son-place­ments at IIM Kozhikode.

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